Library

This page presents you the OTM monthly selection of publications. To discover all the documents of the Library, have a look at the subcategories in the navigation menu on the left and here just below.

08.05.2013

European external cultural relations — Expectations from the outside

ifa organised the conference in Brussels on 12th December 2012 - proceedings are now available online!

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06.05.2013

ECAS' Guide to European Funding for the Non Profit Sector 2013-2014

The 19th edition of the Guide provides the essential starting point to understanding how to access European Funding. Not for free.

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03.05.2013

Nurturing human rights Campaign

The Andorran Chairmanship of the Council of Europe is launching a campaign in support of the values promoted by the Council of Europe’s Convention on Human Rights. Let's read the Convention and make sure it's put into practice!

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03.05.2013

Competencies for new contexts

TAFI - Training Artists for Innovation, Competencies for new contexts was a project examining the stimulation of innovation and creativity in European businesses through interventions by artists and creatives. The final publication is available for free download.

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25.04.2013

La mobilité des artistes et les visas Schengen : recommandations pour la Commission Européenne (Direction Générale des Affaires intérieures) et les Etats membres de l'Union Européenne concernés

2013 est une année clef: la Commission européenne (Direction générale des affaires intérieures) va réviser le code des "visas Schengen" et dans ce but a mis en ligne une consultation publique pour améliorer les procédures d'obtention  des visas "Schengen" de courte durée. Ce moment est donc stratégique pour le secteur culturel en Europe et au delà pour faire entendre la voix du secteur et pour faire connaître aux responsables de politiques publiques européens les besoins spécifiques des artistes en mobilité eu égard aux visas Schengen. Voyez ce que vous pouvez faire dès MAINTENANT!

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25.04.2013

Artists' mobility and Schengen visas: recommendations to the European Commission/DG Home and concerned EU Member States

2013 is a strategic year: the European Commission - DG Home Affairs is revising the EU visa code and has opened a public online consultation to improve the procedures for obtaining short-stay "Schengen" visas. Therefore this is a unique strategic moment for the cultural sector in Europe and beyond to make its voice heard and let the EU policy-makers know about the specific needs of mobile artists as regards Schengen visas. Here's what you can do NOW.

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23.04.2013

Touring Artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information in Germany

touring artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information on visas/residence, transport/customs, taxes, social security, other insurances and copyright in Germany.

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22.04.2013

Mapping South: Journeys in South-South cultural relations

Commissioned by international arts organisation The South Project, Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations is a publication celebrating 10 years of cultural exchange and dialogue between arts practitioners from countries of the southern hemisphere.

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22.03.2013

Fresh Circus #2 - digital publication now online

The digital publication made after the Fresh Circus #2 conference (Paris, April 2012) is now available online! This publication highlights inspiring initiatives and echoes the positive energy and lively discussions of the 2-days meeting at Parc et Grande Halle de la Villette, and includes the synthesis of the session "Green circus arts": what environmental responsibilities? attended and moderated by On the Move!

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18.03.2013

Unpack the Arts residencies for cultural journalists - articles

Unpack the Arts is a European project that offers residencies for cultural journalists as part of 12 seminal festivals in the world of contemporary circus. Articles are published at the end of each residency, and made available for free download.

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18.03.2013

Guide to artistic residencies for circus and street arts by Circostrada network

Circostrada Network - OTM member - published a set of directories of artistic residency centres that are specialized in the street and circus arts, or that host artists from these sectors, located in France, Belgium and the UK. Free download!

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12.03.2013

Artists from Abroad: A complete guide to immigration and tax requirements to the U.S.

This website hosted by the League of American Orchestras and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters is a very useful platform of information on visa issues and U.S. tax regulations for organisations willing to present artists from abroad to American audiences.

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05.03.2013

Have you worked in more than one EU country? Your pension rights explained!

Have you worked in one or more European countries? Are you worried about your pension rights? A recently published leaflet on pensions in the EU outlines your entitlements. Artists are often "mobile" and their employment statuses can vary, but this free leaflet can help you understand the basics and whom to ask for more details.

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04.03.2013

It's not easy being green!

“It’s Not Easy Being Green: Two Designers Exploring Sustainability Worldwide” is a new publication that brings together six months research visiting inspiring sustainable design projects in a dozen countries worldwide. Together with almost 60 designers, entrepreneurs and change-makers from several countries the authors share experiences, project examples and local culture to inspire and enable a more sustainable future. Read about this!

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04.03.2013

Guide pratique de la mobilité des artistes et techniciens du spectacle en Europe (French only)

Le "Guide pratique de la mobilité des artistes et techniciens du spectacle en Europe" contient les informations essentielles à savoir pour faciliter la mobilité professionnelle des ressortissants de l’UE.

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04.03.2013

Freemuse annual statistics 2012 on violations of freedom of musical expression

Freemuse has compiled statistics presenting a glimpse of the situation for musicians worldwide in 2012: a geographical presentation of musicians who were killed, attacked, abducted, threatened, detained, persecuted, imprisoned and threatened or subjected to censorship.

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28.02.2013

Find useful "Resources" on Trans Europe Halles' website!

The Resource section of Trans Europe Halles' website collects and shares experiences, tools and knowledge by and for independent cultural operators, on several issues. Find out more, browse the resources and suggest what you want to see published!

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27.02.2013

“Madarat - platform for exchange” - summary of the debates

The Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF), is publishing the summary of the debates during the “Madarat - platform for exchange” on 21st November 2012 at the Institut français de Beyrouth. This meeting grouped together 55 artists, operators, journalists, institutional representatives, experts and Board members of RCF and regional members of the Istikshaf platform from 21 countries.

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21.02.2013

a.RTISTS IN TRANSIT / How to become an artist in residence

On invitation of IGBK, the Berlin Weißensee School of Art and the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa) artists, curators and researchers discussed reasons for artists’ mobility at a conference that was held in 2011 in Berlin. Also they gave attention to the impacts of mobility on life and work of artists. Not for free.

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19.02.2013

CLEISS (Centre of European and International Liaisons for Social Security)

To facilitate the ever-increasing movement of people between countries, France and Europe have an international legal framework which ensures efficient coordination of national social security systems for persons moving outside national boundaries. The Cleiss is the French hub organisation involved in implementing these agreements on behalf of public authorities and social security organisations, with respect to all risks and social security schemes. The Cleiss acts as a liaison body between the French social security institutions and their foreign counterparts. It is a French public institution.

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